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Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 09:52 PM
Replies: 4
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Posted By itsid
^^ good point! it might also have been kinked...

^^ good point!
it might also have been kinked or wedged shut somehow
I even saw people closing it up with a bolt since they go annoyed by it sweating and even spilling oil when the engine was...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 09:44 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 44
Posted By itsid
here's a detailed description on how to post pics...

here's a detailed description on how to post pics

well you need ~ 1/3 of the smaller sprockets teeth engaged ideally
a quarter is just about being still okay.. less and the two sprockets are...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 12:52 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 178
Posted By itsid
IDK, I'd say no.. not yet anyways. none (with...

IDK, I'd say no.. not yet anyways.
none (with same sized engines) are racing karts,
all essentially kids yard karts in a fancy costume,
not exactly collectors items
unless you find that one guy...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion Yesterday, 12:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 69
Posted By itsid
Hi and welcome. hard to tell for sure.. I...

Hi and welcome.

hard to tell for sure..
I mean it could be that the engine was just overfilled and it pushed out oil as hard as it could
without selfdestruction;
maybe the carb was shot so...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-20-2020, 11:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 186
Posted By itsid
noone can, it's all tinypic shortlinks, not...

noone can, it's all tinypic shortlinks, not images..

ceasarvis, just upload the images here so we might be able to help
detailed description on how to post pics

'sid
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-20-2020, 10:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 134
Posted By itsid
with a BMW bolthole pattern? 5x120 is BMW.. ...

with a BMW bolthole pattern? 5x120 is BMW..
Porsche would be 5x130 ..
VW beetle 4x130 or 5x205 pre '67 or such

no wonder it's expensive if it's a custom made part (and an odd one at that)
...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-20-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By itsid
Indeed.. Margay rims are rare especially on...

Indeed..

Margay rims are rare especially on non Margay karts ;)

So that'd be some Margay

the single tiny nerf bars to me screem Cheetah MkII
Maybe Mk I since I believe that also had a nerf...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-20-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 178
Posted By itsid
http://www.promokartsusa.com/nascar-fiberglass-go-...

http://www.promokartsusa.com/nascar-fiberglass-go-karts-body-go-karts
still make very similar indy karts
(also much bigger than the funder wheels just like the coke one above;))
so in case you...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-20-2020, 10:41 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 178
Posted By itsid
it appears that your front axle as a crossbar on...

it appears that your front axle as a crossbar on the upper end of the spindle brackets..
if so I'd call it a BIRD (or some other FW-Associates brandname) kart
the low seat and winfmount also pushes...
Forum: Electric Projects 01-19-2020, 08:07 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 176
Posted By itsid
hydrogen storage is a real pain however... ...

hydrogen storage is a real pain however...
considering a few gallons suffice to remove a whole city block from google maps,
Also hydrogen fuel cells are unfortunately way less efficicient than one...
Forum: Electric Projects 01-18-2020, 11:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 176
Posted By itsid
Sorry Kevin, you know I like electric motors,...

Sorry Kevin,
you know I like electric motors, and yes they ARE the future,
but today making the batteries to run them is so catastrophically BAD
that the overall pollution is terribly hard to...
Forum: Electric Projects 01-18-2020, 11:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 121
Posted By itsid
from on top of my head.. I think mine are...

from on top of my head.. I think mine are somewhere between 16-18mm *shrugs*
can't remember too long since I last touched one ...
20mm are no problem at all either..
22mm should be doable.. (7/8"...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-18-2020, 11:11 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 133
Posted By itsid
sure if you want, but the original flywheels...

sure if you want,
but the original flywheels (non charging) are already kinda dangerous at 7k
the ones with charging capabilities are a serious threat..
don't take any chances;
a single bump in...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-18-2020, 01:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 75
Posted By itsid
the original airfilter should keep water from...

the original airfilter should keep water from reaching the carb..
it does so pretty well usually.
The original exhaust keeps water out of the combustion chamber as well.
An aftermarket airfilter...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-18-2020, 12:31 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 133
Posted By itsid
apples and oranges... buy a motorcycle or...

apples and oranges...

buy a motorcycle or sled engine and you have what you need..
buy an industrial engine and you have to make compromises.

Well you can always make new kids I guess.

No...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-18-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 60
Posted By itsid
Not.. it says it's a chinese vehicle made by...

Not..
it says it's a chinese vehicle made by Shanghai Xingfu Motorcycle work
in Shanghai on Shongzhen Road in 2005

wouldn't want to call that "nothing" tbh.

150cc Mancos (Carbide series) are...
Forum: Electric Projects 01-18-2020, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 176
Posted By itsid
or worse that battery stuff required to run...

or worse that battery stuff required to run electric cars/karts ;)
electric is currently NOT more environmentally friendly
not with current electric energy storage technology.

Anyways nice...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-18-2020, 10:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 133
Posted By itsid
Yes rpm dependent.. I was expecting you to run...

Yes rpm dependent..
I was expecting you to run those at no more than maybe 4.5k,
since indeed there is no billet flywheel with coil magnets (for very good reason)

and that should give you...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-17-2020, 10:06 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 133
Posted By itsid
so if you add two single coils with a single wire...

so if you add two single coils with a single wire each,
you should NOT add them in series.. but in parallel
hence no need for a voltage regulator..
both need individual diodes (to reduce the...
Forum: Engines & Clutches 01-17-2020, 08:59 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 133
Posted By itsid
Well usually a single diode is used since the...

Well usually a single diode is used since the coils are set up in series.
and only have a single wire anyways (being groundend by the engine itself and via their core.

IF by chance you got two...
Forum: More Builds 01-17-2020, 08:35 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 147
Posted By itsid
hmm.. different subjective understanding of...

hmm.. different subjective understanding of "awesome" I guess ;)
That is a tiny bit small for a Dingo btw,
going by the size of the 5" Manco rims in comparision.
looks even smaller than an AmEx on...
Forum: More Builds 01-17-2020, 11:51 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 147
Posted By itsid
I'd let it pass... if it's a stolen shopping...

I'd let it pass...
if it's a stolen shopping trolley you (unlikely will, but still) can get in trouble buying it.
And it's terribly tall and comparatively short which makes the profile look awkward...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-16-2020, 09:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 170
Posted By itsid
seat reminds me of the old Bugs... but I cannot...

seat reminds me of the old Bugs...
but I cannot verify it to be one I'm afraid.. maybe it's a Bug Flea (ca 1965)
(if that seat "armrests" are supported by frame rails..
maybe even an older Stinger...
Forum: More Builds 01-16-2020, 09:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 72
Posted By itsid
love it! a keel would've been nice I think...

love it!

a keel would've been nice I think (not only for the looks)
but for a 10yo's DIY boat that's a nice outcome indeed!

Well done..

You could still add a keel today (styrofoam stuffed...
Forum: Go Kart Discussion 01-16-2020, 09:26 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 134
Posted By itsid
1303 that is, right? If so everything you...

1303 that is, right?

If so everything you need is on ebay (germany mostly I'm afraid)
searchterms (1303, Radlager, Radnabe)
means [model#, wheel bearing, wheel hub]

930 and Fuchs is IMHO...
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